World: Tensions about documenting question: Kosovo shifts planned single-time rules

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In the north of Kosovo, militant Serbs had built barricades on Sunday, and shots are also said to have fallen. Now Pristina reacts.

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according to tensions in the north of Kosovo near the border with Serbia, Pristina has promised to postpone a controversial measure to planned border controls for the time being. In cooperation with International Alliance Partners, his government promises to suspend the implementation of the measures by 30 days, Prime Minister Albin Kurti said on Monday night on Twitter with .

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V is that all barricades remove and a complete freedom of movement was restored. The government condemned "the blockade of streets in the north of Kosovo" and the fire -fighting of shots through armed persons, it said in a message. Pristina blamed Belgrade for "aggressive actions" during the afternoon and evening.

in the mostly Serbian populated north of the Kosovo , militant Serbs built barricades on Sunday. Unknowns also gave shots towards Kosovar police officers. Nobody was injured, the police said in Pristina late Sunday evening.

the tensions occurred because the Kosovar authorities no longer wanted to recognize Serbian personal documents at the border crossings. Serbs with such papers would have had to have a provisional document on the border.

tensions in Kosovo: Militant Serbs fire shots and build barricades

 tensions in Kosovo: Militant Serbs fire shots and build barricades in the mostly Serbian north of Kosovo, militant Serbs built barricades on Sunday. Unknowns also gave shots towards Kosovar police officers that nobody had been injured, the police said in Pristina late Sunday evening. © Picture Alliance/dpa German KFOR soldiers and a police officer from Kosovo (archive picture) were the tensions because the Kosovar authorities no longer recognize Serbian personnel documents at the border crossings.

According to Kosovar reading, it is a measure based on mutuality. Kosovar citizens have had to issue a provisional document for a long time when crossing the border to Serbia because the Serbian authorities do not recognize the Kosovar papers.

all -clear: "Distribution of alarmist disinformation"

The Kosovaran journalist Una Hajdari, for example, wrote on Twitter that the measure as a response to Kosovo to the other way has been valued for a long time. Comparable roadblocks have often existed that they would rarely lead to armed escalations.

The annoyance of the Serbian side can primarily be explained by the fact that the measure outside the official dialogue monitored by the EU has taken place.

"Although none of this is" normal "or welcome, it is unfortunately not in no extraordinary relationship with previous incidents in the north." She writes in a detailed thread. Various political or criminal Kosovo-Serbian groups would "let their muscles play."

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as someone, the Bondsteel, the largest US military base in the region, personally visited, she could "say" with almost 100 percent certainty that Russia or Serbia cannot (again) occupy Kosovo overnight. ”Instead,

promotes the“ spread of alarmistic disinformation ”that Wehiegler could actually feel encouraged to shoot people. "So you have that on your conscience while you are spreading fake news," she warns.

The Kosovo, which was almost exclusively inhabited by Albanians today, had previously belonged to Serbia. In 2008 it had declared itself independent. Serbia does not recognize the nature of Kosovo and claims its territory for itself. In May,

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